CHRISTOPH VON TOGGENBURG
COLOUR THE WORLD
Colour the World Foundation supports various projects for people affected by mental illness and leprosy. Amongst others the foundation ﬁnanced a hospital for leprosy patients, two homes for disabled children, surgery rooms, programs for women affected by mental illness, etc..In order to raise funds and people’s awareness on humanitarian issues, Colour the World initiates international campaigns such as: Run for Help (1998) A solo run over 270km across the Alps from Switzerland to Italy raising funds for homeless children in Romania.
Bike for Help (2001-2002), a humanitarian expedition that made him cycle nearly 10’000km from India to Switzerland for people affected by leprosy. In 2010 he launched the project Alegría for women affected by mental illness. He cycled 3200km across the Nepalese and Indian Himalaya along the highest roads in the world.